More than 225 local businesses are taking over Vinoy Park in Downtown St. Petersburg for LocalShops1’s 10th Annual Shopapalooza Festival on Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st. The family-friendly event features local art, local music, and the local vibe that makes St. Pete what it is.
Admission is free and open to the public. Guests who register before will be entered in a chance to win a $500 shopping spree. The event will benefit Chart 411 and Earth Day St. Pete.
“Shopapalooza Festival celebrates and spotlights the great independent businesses that make Tampa Bay such an amazing place. It gives consumers the opportunity to kick off the holiday shopping season by shopping locally!” says Ester Venouziou, LocalShops1 founder.
Venouziou has made it a mission to support local businesses for over a decade.
Vendor options include gourmet food products, home decor, handcrafted jewelry, clothing and accessories, health and beauty products, fair trade goods, vintage finds, pet treats and toys, books, candles and much more.
The events will have “food hall” that features the following options in one spot:
- Amy’s Spot
- Buddy Brew Coffee
- Hot Pursuit Catering BBQ
- Main Street Boys Empanadas
- Mookie’s Kettle Korn
- Pipo’s Cuban Cafe
- Pop Goes the Waffle
- Softee the King
- Tasty Dogz
- The Best Thai Food
- The Fishin Chicken
- The Tea Jug
Food options around the event include:
- Emmy & J Roasted Nuts
- Gateau OChocolat
- iPop Gourmet Popcorn
- JB’s Sweet Addiction
- Lynn’s Ice Cream & Belgian Waffles
- Melonhead Melonade
- Skoops Italian Ice
- Sunny Culture
- Sweet Life Cupcakes
- The Tea Jug (2nd location)
- You Are the Hamster
The event is sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg. It’s sure to be a great time so make sure to go out and shop local.
For more information visit Shopapalooza online at shopapaloozafestival.com.
Event Name: 10th Annual Shoapalooza
Neighborhood: Downtown St. Petersburg
Venue: Vinoy Park
Address: 701 Bayshore Dr. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Date & Time: Saturday, November 30th, 10AM-5PM, Sunday, December 1st, 10AM-5PM
Cost: Free to attend, Register early for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree